Supreme Court voids $3.4m award to child porn victim

Justices deemed the award given to a victim seeking restitution was too much.

Hillary Clinton spoke at Simmons' Leadership Conference April 23.

Hillary Clinton gets warm reception in Boston

Clinton urged hundreds of female business executives to “dare to compete” in a speech that was part pep talk and part political call to action.

// Former players plead not guilty in alleged beating

The alleged assault on a homeless man by two former college football players only stopped when a woman threw herself on the victim, authorities said.

//[1].jpg Historic Roxbury church agrees to sell community center

The sale will allow the Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church to emerge from bankruptcy.

Ni Vo, right, of Dorchester did warm-up exercises before her run around Jamaica Pond in March.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

Opinion | MIKE ROSS

Boston weather brings underappreciated gifts

Our weather is the unsung hero that contributes to the region’s adaptiveness, competitiveness, and even its safety.

The chocolate-chip cookies developed by Wakefield were quite a bit smaller than today’s versions.

How Toll House recipe became a cookie-jar staple

Toll House cookies were first made by Ruth Wakefield more than 70 years ago at Whitman’s Toll House Inn.

The finish line at Boston Marathon. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff Photo)

The Podium

From the BAA: Thank you, Boston

On Marathon Monday, Boston showed the world that it is a shining example of compassion and caring.

At left, a side scan sonar image of troop carrier LST 531 sunk during Exercise Tiger off the coast of England a few weeks before D-Day. At right, a similar vessel for comparison.

Bay State sub surveys WWII wrecks

An underwater robot from a Massachusetts company has captured vivid images of the remains of the World War II vessels lost in Exercise Tiger.

Globe Insiders

From the archives

// The Old North Church

Boston’s oldest church structure is where Paul Revere told patriots to hang two lanterns that warned of the impending British occupation.


OPINION | Roderick MacLeish and Stephen Delinsky

Mental illness not a crime; why treat it that way?

In Massachusetts, many with schizophrenia are locked up in barren cells, bound and alone. If it happened anywhere else, we’d call it torture.